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Course number HK711S
Length 3 days
Delivery method* Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)
Price USD $2,400
CAD $2,640
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Special notes

This course replaces HE776S, which HP no longer schedules.

Course overview

This course provides experienced HP-UX 11i System Administrators the opportunity to learn about and develop hands-on experience with many of the new, updated, and enhanced features of HP-UX 11i v3. Course topics of discussion include security, networking, and administration features, with hands-on lab exercises focusing on HP-UX 11i v3 administration features. The 3-day course is 50% lecture and 50% hands-on labs using HP servers.


  • HP-UX System and Network Administration I (H3064S) and HP-UX System and Network Administration II (H3065S) or
  • HP-UX System and Network Administration for Experienced UNIX System Administrators (H5875S) or
  • Experience administering HP-UX 11i servers

NOTE: If you have attended HE775 - HP-UX 11i v3 Features and Functions, please be aware that HE775 is a subset of HK711.


  • System administrators familiar with HP-UX 11i v2

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Course objectives

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:

  • Manage mass storage using HP-UX 11i v3 agile addressing
  • Implement new LVM features, including volume group quiescence, volume group attribute modification, striped logical volume mirrors, creation of LVM version 2.0 volume groups, and upgrades of LVM v1.0 volume groups
  • Use Dynamic Root Disk to protect the root volume group
  • Configure new crash dump features
  • Perform a cold installation of HP-UX 11i v3
  • Upgrade HP-UX 11i v2 to 11iv3
  • Upgrade an earlier HP-UX 11iv3 version to a later 11iv3 media kit using Dynamic Root Disk
  • Configure and monitor standard mode security extensions for user login and password control without converting to trusted mode
  • Use new network configuration and monitoring tools
  • Manage HP-UX 11i systems with System Management Homepage and new command line interfaces

Next steps

  • HP Integrity Server Blades Administration (HC590S)

Benefits to you

  • Identify HP-UX 11i v3 features desired to enhance your HP-UX IT environment with the latest security, networking, and administration features
  • Develop the knowledge and skills to implement the new HP-UX 11i v3 features you select for your data center to enhance server management, software security, and networking capabilities

Course outline

Introduction to HP-UX 11i v3

  • Identify PA-RISC and Integrity server platforms that support HP-UX 11i v3
  • Locate online documentation for HP-UX 11i v3, including release notes, administration guides, and white papers

HP-UX 11i v3 Hardware Addressing

  • List the advantages of agile addressing
  • Display storage devices using legacy addressing
  • Display storage devices using agile addressing
  • Toggle storage device addresses between agile and legacy addressing
  • Use available CLUI, TUI, and GUI administration tools to manage addressable devices

HP-UX 11i v3 Dynamic Root Disk

  • Minimize downtime with Dynamic Root Disk
  • Creating and updating a clone
  • Mange inactive images

HP-UX 11i v3 Installation and Update

  • Perform a cold install of HP-UX 11i v3
  • Update an existing HP-UX 11i v2 system to HP-UX 11i v3
  • Update an earlier version of 11iv3 to a later version of 11iv3 via DRD

HP-UX 11i v3 Mass Storage

  • Identify LVM enhancements
  • Identify VxVM enhancements
  • Use SMH tools to manage disks

HP-UX 11i v3 File Systems

  • Identify file system enhancements (UFC, CacheFS, VxFS, NFS, CIFS, MemFS, ISO Image Files)

HP-UX 11i v3 User and Group Enhancements

  • Configure and manage users and groups using new configuration and login security features
  • Use available CLUI, TUI, and GUI administration tools to manage users and groups

HP-UX 11i v3 Kernel Tuning

  • Define types, display and modify types of dynamically tunable kernel parameters
  • Define and modify states of dynamically loadable kernel modules
  • Create, display, export, import, load, and boot named kernel configurations
  • Use available CLUI, TUI, and GUI administration tools to manage HP-UX 11i v3 kernel tuning

HP-UX 11i v3 Networking and Security Features

  • Identify major new, updated, or enhanced security features
  • Identify major new, updated, or enhanced networking features
  • Use available CLUI, TUI, and GUI administration tools for managing security and network features

HP-UX 11i v3 Fault Management

  • Use fault management features to display and analyze system health
  • Enable/disable PCI error handling
  • Perform PCI/PCI-X online addition, replacement, and deletion
  • Use Dynamic nPartitions to online migrate a cell
  • Configure selective, compressed and concurrent (parallel) dumps
  • Configure core dump parameters for applications
  • Create a live kernel dump

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